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Michael Pollan on the Apple in History

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Michael Pollan on the Apple in History

Michael Pollan on the Apple in History

Michael Pollan on the Apple in History

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In the second report on Michael Pollan, the author of The Botany of Desire, NPR's Ketzel Levine tells the story of how a weed from Kazakstan evolved into the most American of fruits — the apple. The tale involves the pilgrims, thirsty pioneers, and a stubborn Quaker farmer in Iowa.